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Blunden History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Blunden family


The surname Blunden was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Blunden family


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Another 208 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1191, 1400, 1479, 1493, 1538, 1608, 1617, 1686, 1493, 1655 and 1698 are included under the topic Early Blunden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Blunden Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Leblond, Leblonde, Leblonds, Leblondes, Le Blond, Le Blonds, Le Blonde, Le Blondes, Blond, Blonde, Blonds, Blondes, Blont, Blonts, Lablonde, Blondeau, Blondiau, Blondiaux, Blondin, Blondy, Blondet, Blondeix, Blondot, Blondanet, Blondeleau, Blondlot, Biondi, Blondoo, Leblound, Leblounde, Leblounds, Lebloundes, Le Blound, Le Blounde, Le Blounds and many more.

Early Notables of the Blunden family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Blunden family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blunden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Eliza Blunden, who landed in Virginia in 1705 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Blunden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Blunden, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1823 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Edward Blunden, aged 28, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Walter John Blunden, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Blunden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Benj. Henry Blunden, aged 51, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1905
  • Esther Blunden, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Yorkshire, in 1905
  • James W. Blunden, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Brighton, England, in 1908
  • Joseph George Blunden, aged 44, who landed in America from Eltham, England, in 1912
  • Marian Blunden, aged 48, who landed in America from Eltham, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blunden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Stephen Blunden, who arrived in Kangaroo Bay aboard the ship "Tam O'Shanter" in 1836 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TAM O'SHANTER - 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836TamOShanter.htm
  • Robert Blunden, aged 18, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Ascendant" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASCENDANT 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ascendant.htm
  • Henry Blunden, aged 22, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Standard" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml
  • William Blunden, aged 34, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Victoria Regia"

Contemporary Notables of the name Blunden (post 1700)


  • Jeraldyne Blunden (1940-1999), American founder and artistic director of the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
  • Edward Raynor Blunden, 2nd Master aboard the surveying vessel Beaver, eponym of Blunden Island, Blunden Rock and Blunden Passage, British Columbia
  • Arthur Blunden (1906-1984), English right-handed batsman cricketer
  • Peter Blunden, Australian Managing Director of The Herald and Weekly Times
  • Bill Blunden, British Primetime Emmy Award winning television and film editor
  • Sir Hubert Blunden, 8th Baronet
  • Sir John Blunden (1718-1783), 1st Baronet was an Irish baronet and politician
  • Sir Philip Overington Blunden (1922-2007), 7th Baronet
  • Sir William Blunden (1919-1985), 6th Baronet
  • Sir John Blunden (1880-1923), 5th Baronet
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TAM O'SHANTER - 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836TamOShanter.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASCENDANT 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ascendant.htm
  4. ^ South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml

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